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Episode 7799

From Countdown

Episode 7799 was broadcast on 6 July 2022, as part of Series 86.

Edward Byrne played Daniel Gittins, with Edward Byrne winning 117 – 42. The Dictionary Corner guest was Christopher Biggins, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Edward Byrne Score Daniel Gittins Others Max.
1 RMSOUEDRO MURDERS 7 – 7 ROOMERS DORMOUSE, MORDORES* 8
2 DTNEIELCO ELECTION 15 – 7 COILED CLIENTED*, DELETION, DENTICLE 16
3 25 50 100 75 2 10 → 679 680
(100 − 75) × 25 + 50 + 10 ÷ 2
22 – 7 679 ☓

RR: 679 = (2 + 10) × 50 + 75 + 100 ÷ 25

26
TTT HITSRULE As a rule, their work features in most hit songs. LUTHIERS
4 MHTCOAERU REMATCH 29 – 7 MATURE CHROMATE, OUTCHARM*, OUTMARCH*, OUTREACH 34
5 WPRIOAFSA APORIA 35 – 7 WARPS APORIAS 41
6 100 7 5 8 5 9 → 510 510
(7 − 5 + 100) × 5
45 – 17 510
5 × 100 + 9 − 7 + 8


51
7 JZNEOASFD ANODES 51 – 17 ZONED ANEJOS*, DANFOS*, DOZENS, NEOZAS*, OZENAS*, ZENDOS* 57
8 NSMEAIGNO MEANINGS 59 – 25 MEANINGS AGNOMENS*, MANINOSE*, MASONING* 65
9 100 6 10 3 2 7 → 429 429
(100 + 6) × (7 − 3) + 10 ÷ 2
69 – 25 430


75
TTT CAMEINCH His face came within an inch of the underside of my car. MECHANIC
10 WRCEEINSU INSECURE 77 – 25 WINCERS SINECURE* 83
11 GPTIAELAX LIGATE 83 – 25 PLAIT AGALITE*, EPAXIAL*, PLAGATE* 90
12 SBNIAOTSO OBTAINS 90 – 32 OBTAINS BASTIONS*, BOATIONS*, BONIATOS 98
13 NVNEAETKO NEONATE 97 – 32 OVATE 105
14 50 7 2 1 8 5 → 259 259
50 × 5 + 7 + 2
107 – 42 259
50 × 5 + 7 + 2


115
15 LITTLETIA TITILLATE
(1.25 seconds)
117 – 42 125